Insights Daily Debates, Day – 215: Modern Slavery in India – Government is to Blame

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 215 01 June 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “Modern Slavery in India – Government is to Blame” Economic Times NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & A session. We will just mention the topic and …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION STRATEGY: Devayani Rank 576, Marks – 245 (2015) and 241 (2014)

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION STRATEGY: Devayani Rank 576, Marks – 245 (2015) and 241 (2014) Dear All, I have secured 576 rank with Public Administration as optional. I am from engineering background. After completing BE in Computer Science I worked in Infosys as a software engineer. Then I left job for civil services preparation. I had no …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: Strategy by Mukul Kumar Gupta, Rank 87, CSE – 2015

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION:  Strategy by Mukul Kumar Gupta, Rank 87, CSE – 2015 Hello Friends, I would like to share my strategy regarding public administration optional for civil services examination in this post. But before I start I want to share the facts based on which I chose it. I have also given details about the …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 June 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 June  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) General Studies – 1; Topic: History of the world – cold war 1) “Today’s nuclear world is very different from the bipolar world of the Cold War dominated by …

9) Many experiments have proved that most people will obey external authority over the dictates of conscience. Is there a way to strengthen the power of conscience over authority? Examine.

Topic: Laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance 9) Many experiments have proved that most people will obey external authority over the dictates of conscience. Is there a way to strengthen the power of conscience over authority? Examine. (150 Words) Reference

7) “…over the years, the judiciary in India has acquired the supremacy over the legislature and the executive, despite not having, in Hamilton’s famous words, the power of the purse or the sword.” Is it a good development? Critically comment

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary  7) “…over the years, the judiciary in India has acquired the supremacy over the legislature and the executive, despite not having, in Hamilton’s famous words, the power of the purse or the sword.” Is it a good development? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express

6) In some countries such as in Italy, Canada and Australia – which have bicameral legislatures – their governments are trying to curb the powers of Upper House as it’s accused of creating instability and blocking reforms. In the light of GST impasse, should India also curtail Rajya Sabha’s powers through an amendment? Critically comment.

Topic: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries; Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning,  6) In some countries such as in Italy, Canada and Australia – which have bicameral legislatures – their governments are trying to curb the powers of Upper House as it’s accused of creating instability and blocking reforms. In …

5) Examine the World Health Organization’s stipulation on the quality of drinking water . Critically comment on the role of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in safeguarding the quality of drinking water in India.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 5) Examine the World Health Organization’s stipulation on the quality of drinking water . Critically comment on the role of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in safeguarding the quality of drinking water in India. (200 Words) Business Standard India Today

4) Examine the causes of Iran-Saudi divide in the Middle East region. Do you think India should mediate between two countries to broker peace between them? Critically comment.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interest 4) Examine the causes of Iran-Saudi divide in the Middle East region. Do you think India should mediate between two countries to broker peace between them? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express

1) “Today’s nuclear world is very different from the bipolar world of the Cold War dominated by nuclear rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, the two superpowers.” Elaborate the statement and comment on the existing challenges in making the world go nuclear-free.

Topic: History of the world – cold war 1) “Today’s nuclear world is very different from the bipolar world of the Cold War dominated by nuclear rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, the two superpowers.” Elaborate the statement and comment on the existing challenges in making the world go nuclear-free. (200 Words) The …